Fire extinguishers

We will work with you to ensure that you have the right number and type of fire extinguishers for your business. We are leading providers of fire extinguishers Wigan, and surrounding areas are covered by our teams. Whether you need fire extinguisher maintenance, new fire extinguishers for your premises, or a comprehensive fire risk assessment for your business, contact the team at Elite Fire Equipment Services today.

Fire Extinguisher Servicing & Sales Wigan

We can provide you with the correct fire extinguishers for your risk levels. This varies according to what the building is used for, the size of the building, and the type of business. We also service and maintain fire extinguishers in accordance with the latest fire safety regulations.

Supply & installation
Fire Extinguisher Supply & installation

The best way to understand how many and what type of fire extinguishers you need is to carry out a thorough fire risk assessment. If you need guidance with this, please speak to our experienced and professional team.

The fire extinguishers we supply are manufactured to the highest standard, approved by British Standard BS EN3:1996, and carry the British Standard Kitemark - your guarantee of quality. They also come with a minimum five-year manufacturer's warranty and are delivered ready for use.

They are designed to be user-friendly including squeeze grip operation, controllable discharge, and colour-coded block to help users identify the fire extinguisher type and clear screen printed instructions. This is important as in an emergency people can panic.

Service & Maintenance
Fire extinguisher Service & maintenance

Make Sure Your Fire Extinguishers Are Safe

All extinguishers should be fully serviced annually to ensure they are in top working order. When you use Elite Fire Equipment Fire Extinguisher Service and Maintenance Services, you can be confident that your fire extinguishers are being serviced according to the guidelines of BS5306 Part 3. For your convenience, our service department will remind you when your annual service is due and make arrangements for our engineer to visit. This ensures that you will remain fully compliant throughout the year.

After an extinguisher has been used, even if only partially, it must be recharged or replaced. In the event of such an incident occurring, please speak to our team, who will be able to quickly advise on recharging or replacing your fire extinguisher.

Fire Extinguisher surveys
Fire extinguisher surveys

To ensure you have the right fire extinguishers to satisfy your specific needs, Elite Fire Equipment Services will carry out a full site survey. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO) came into effect in October 2006, replacing over 70 pieces of fire safety law, and applies to all non-domestic premises in England and Wales, including the common areas of flats and multiple occupation houses. In April 2021 a further piece of legislation was bought in, the Fire Safety Act 2021, which impacts particularly on multi-occupation properties. When you deal with a professional company, you can be confident that they will be up to date with the latest regulations and changes to the law.

What Type of Fire Extinguisher?

There are many different types of fire extinguishers, as part of your fire risk assessments, you will study the types of material at risk. Our professional engineers will be able to advise you on the best types and quantities for your building and its usage. We always follow the latest regulations as laid out by the British Standards BS5306.

Water Fire Extinguishers - Generally used in office environments, used to put out wood or paper fires, often in combination with a Carbon Dioxide unit as well.

Foam Fire Extinguishers - An alternative to water-based units, used to put out wood or paper fires and also flammable liquid fires

Powder Fire Extinguishers - Powder is often used in workshops, designed to tackle running fuel fires.

Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishers - Often used where there is a risk of electrical fires, and in combination with other units.

Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers - For commercial kitchens where there may be deep fat fryers in use, specifically designed to fight cooking oil fires.

Each of the different types of fire extinguisher is suitable for different fire classes. Learn more about it here.

Why Choose Elite Fire Equipment Services Wigan for fire extinguishers

We are a leading Fire Services company based in Wigan. When you come to us, you can be confident that you will receive a professional and knowledgeable service from a company that is up to date with the latest rules and regulations. This means that you can rest assured that your business will be fully compliant and that the people that use your premises, whether they are employees or members of the public will be protected should an incident occur. Whether you are looking for fire risk assessments, fire extinguisher maintenance or to purchase fire extinguishers for your business, we are here to help. We bring our dedication, professionalism, and knowledge to every job that we undertake. Make sure your business is safe and legal, contact our team at Elite Fire Equipment Services today.